Forging, profiling, sharpening, and putting a handle on a straight sloyd knife tang.
|Date:||Nov 23, 2019||Feb 1, 2020|
|Time:||9am – 4pm (7hrs)||9am – 4pm|
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Course Fee: $175
Instructor: Joe Meyer
Class Description: In this class you will forge cherry red metal into a knife blank, first with mild steel and then with carbon steel. You will use files and abrasives to finish the bevel profile, harden and temper the blade, and finally strop and hone the final blade. In addition to creating the knife blade we will discuss two option for handles. You will begin to shape and fit a handle to attach to the finished blade.
- heat treating for hardness
- stock removal with files and abrasive
- the Scandinavian grind of a blade
Class Size: 3 – 6 students
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